Welcome to our section focusing on financial giving.
All churches need finances in order for their church to undertake mission and ministry and we are no different. Giving financially is in itself an act of worship, a Christian responsibility and an area of personal discipleship that we are all called upon to review and practice. We are called to give in faith and to give generously.
We believe that personal giving brings personal blessing as well as supporting the ministry of the church to extend God’s Kingdom.
Below we have provided some scriptural teaching from 2 Corinthians on financial giving which we hope will help you to understand how God is calling you to act in this area.
Put The Lord first: 2 Corinthians 8 v 5
“And they did not do as we expected, but they gave themselves first to the Lord and then to us in keeping with God’s will”
What is the motivation? 2 Corinthians 9 v 7
“Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.”
What is the result? 2 Corinthians 9 v 8
“And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.”
What is our personal responsibility & accountability? 2 Corinthians 8 v 10-12
“And here is my advice about what is best for you in this matter: Last year, you were the first not only to give, but also to have the desire to do so. Now finish the work, so that your eager willingness to do it may be matched by your completion of it, according to your means. For if the willingness is there, the gift is acceptable according to what one has, not according to what he does not have.”
GIVING AT ALL SAINTS
If you feel that God is calling you to serve Him via giving financially, you can do so at All Saints in a variety of ways
- Regular planned giving
- Legacies & Covenants
- General one off donations
- Donations for a specific cause
- Giving through the offertory box in church
“Giving in Grace” is a Liverpool diocesan resource site which aids churches and individuals to respond to God’s word in a programmed way. Please visit www.givingingrace.org for more information.